Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies and Research has been set up to train cadets for rewarding carrier in the Merchant Navy. It is the first Maritime Institute in Eastern India conducting core pre-sea training. The institute has added advantage of being located in the vicinity of Haldia Dock Complex.Haldia Dock Complex has emerged as the core activity centre in Kolkata Port Trust and handled nearly 34 million tones of cargo in 2011 – 2012. All kinds of vessels call at Haldia which offers wide opportunity to our cadets for varied experiences and hand-on training.
The institute is built in 10 acres self-contained campus having facilities for medical, post office, banking, ATM, canteen, grocery shop, Xerox and internet facilities. Academic block has 8 spacious classrooms together with labs (physics, chemistry and computer), workshops (pneumatic, hydraulic, machine, carpentry, plumbing) and simulators for Radar, Arpa, Navigation and GMDSS. The lab and workshops are well-equipped. The campus is situated just outside Haldia Dock Complex in the midst of rural tranquility and the residents get benefit of the clean air, open spaces and moderate weather condition. The deep lake inside the campus is used for boating. ICARE has a policy of sharing resources among its various constituent colleges. Engineering college of ICARE offers unique opportunity to the cadets to have hand on experience in all kind of machineries. So Labs and workshops of HIT are also used by our students from time to time.
Separate hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls. Boys and girls hostel are completely isolated and have all facilities as required by D. G. Shipping.